Americans are showing the least amount of ‘extreme pride’ in the US they’ve shown in nearly 20 years

REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk The percentage of people in the US who describe themselves as “extremely proud” to be American has hit a record low of 47%, according to recent Gallup polling. The decrease in extreme pride is most pronounced among Democrats, of whom only 32% feel extreme pride in being American. Extreme pride among Republicans, however, […]

More than 10,000 people have mailed poop samples into this lab for a health study — here’s what they’ve learned

Scientists have collected poop samples from over over 10,000 participants in the world’s largest crowdsourced citizen science project.  The ongoing study is researching how the microbes in our gut cause disease.  Microbes are responsible for breaking down the fiber in our diet and producing critical nutrients. Illnesses such as obesity, depression, liver disease, heart disease, […]

These solar panels can pull clean drinking water out of the air — and they’ve spread to 10 countries around the world

Zero Mass Water  Zero Mass Water makes solar panel arrays that pull clean drinking water from the air. The $ 4,500 arrays launched in the United States in late 2017. Now they’re expanding to Australia thanks to a $ 420,000 grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. Zero Mass arrays could come in handy in […]

Target employees share the most ridiculous returns they’ve seen customers make

Getty/Scott Olson Target‘s return policy allows for most unopened items to be exchanged or refunded within 90 days. A total of 22 Target team members spoke to Business Insider about the strangest returns they’ve ever seen. Employees reported seeing people attempt to return everything from shirts from Walmart to $ 400 in Christmas decorations. Target‘s […]

Travelers Share The Best Random Act of Kindness They’ve Received

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Passengers Share The Most Outrageous Airline Compensation They’ve Ever Received

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MoviePass Reveals Which Movies They’ve Boosted Ticket Sales for the Most

MoviePass is certainly shaking things up when it comes to the theatrical box office. It remains to be seen what the long term impact will be for theater chains and studios (or whether MoviePass can sustain itself), but for now, MoviePass is growing and showing no signs of slowing down. The service has passed 2 […]

Google Maps: UFO hunters excited by STRANGE sighting – is it what they’ve been waiting for

Google Maps is an incredibly useful tool for navigating the world, allowing users to do everything from spy on their neighbours, to plan a holiday. But often the 360-degree cameras capture more than expected, with strange and often unexplained sighting popping up around the globe. UFO hunters scour the internet in the hope of finding […]

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

HVMN Ketones could supercharge the body in a way unlike any other source of fuel. The San Francisco-based startup HVMN launched a ketone ester drink that it says can help people harness those performance-boosting qualities. A new study of the product’s effects on blood sugar — a metric that may be helpful for healthy eating […]